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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by Senior Litigation Reporter of the Daily Report Cedra Mayfield and Senior Staff Writer for the American Lawyer Patrick Smith, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Sep 5, 2019

Specializing in cannabis law was once viewed as a controversial career move for an attorney. But the demands of existing clients and the lure of new business opportunities have overtaken any remaining taboo around marijuana. On this bonus episode of Legal Speak, co-host Vanessa Blum checks in with reporter Cheryl Miller to catch up on the industry trends and hot issues that are keeping cannabis lawyers busy. Miller, who’s based in Sacramento, writes’s Higher Law newsletter, a weekly update on news and developments at the intersection of cannabis and the legal industry. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution, and data analytics.